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Posted 5 days ago
<p>October 28th, from 10 to 11.30 am learn about Transcedental Meditation in a small circle of like minded people (space is limited to 6 to 8 people). Cost 20 CAD. Email me if you would like to attend! Info@AcuComfort.ca (at AcuComfort - Acupuncture & Laser Clinic)</p>

October 28th, from 10 to 11.30 am learn about Transcedental Meditation in a small circle of like minded people (space is limited to 6 to 8 people). Cost 20 CAD. Email me if you would like to attend! Info@AcuComfort.ca (at AcuComfort - Acupuncture & Laser Clinic)

Posted 9 weeks ago
Always be on the lookout for ways to nurture your dreams.
Lao Tzu
Posted 22 weeks ago
<p>High Cholesterol? Now what? <br/><br/>DYK, the most important Sterol in humans is Cholesterol. It is part of the second largest group of lipids. <br/>For years we have been told that Cholesterol is bad. But consider this: Cholesterol is absolutely vital for the building, maintenance and fluidity of cell membranes! It is also the basis of estrogen, testosterone and other hormones and it is a major component of bile (which is used for the emulsification of fats). <br/><br/>LDL is considered to be bad if it is elevated, while HDL is considered to be the good type of Cholesterol. But why do people have an elevated LDL? Here is the reason: The body uses cholesterol like a bandage to fix and stabilize insured blood vessels. LDL and HDL are actually the cholesterol carriers that transport the cholesterol where it is needed. So LDL carries the cholesterols to the damaged sites, while HDL brings it back to the liver to be recycled. <br/><br/>Therefore, the reason why blood vessels get damaged in the first place is not the build-up of Cholesterol as many people think. But instead high Cholesterol is the sign of the body’s effort to repair what’s broken.<br/><br/>So what damages blood vessels? For example: Chronically elevated blood sugar, smoking, environmental pollutants and also stress. <br/><br/>The best way to reverse the “high cholesterol” symptoms is to address it by its roots: cut back sugars, processed foods, quit smoking, exercise and manage your stress. </p><p>Following supplements have shown to be beneficial in lowering cholesterol (but please consult with your health care provider before taking any of these):<br/><br/>Systemic and anti-inflammatory:</p><p>- Co-enzym 10</p><p>- MSM</p><p>- Vitamin B- complex</p><p>- L-carnitin</p><p>- Omega 3s (krill oil, grape seed oil, flax seed oil,
fish oil)</p><p>Cholesterol lowering (6 to 9 month):</p><p>- Reishi mushroom</p><p>- Maitake mushroom</p><p>Liver support:</p><p>- Bitter melon</p><p>- Bitter herbs (for example Swedish Bitters, Iberogast,
Dandelion, …)</p><p>- Artichokes</p><p>- Milk Thistle <br/><br/>- Fiber supplement</p>

High Cholesterol? Now what?

DYK, the most important Sterol in humans is Cholesterol. It is part of the second largest group of lipids. 
For years we have been told that Cholesterol is bad. But consider this: Cholesterol is absolutely vital for the building, maintenance and fluidity of cell membranes! It is also the basis of estrogen, testosterone and other hormones and it is a major component of bile (which is used for the emulsification of fats). 

LDL is considered to be bad if it is elevated, while HDL is considered to be the good type of Cholesterol. But why do people have an elevated LDL? Here is the reason: The body uses cholesterol like a bandage to fix and stabilize insured blood vessels. LDL and HDL are actually the cholesterol carriers that transport the cholesterol where it is needed. So LDL carries the cholesterols to the damaged sites, while HDL brings it back to the liver to be recycled. 

Therefore, the reason why blood vessels get damaged in the first place is not the build-up of Cholesterol as many people think. But instead high Cholesterol is the sign of the body’s effort to repair what’s broken.

So what damages blood vessels? For example: Chronically elevated blood sugar, smoking, environmental pollutants and also stress. 

The best way to reverse the “high cholesterol” symptoms is to address it by its roots: cut back sugars, processed foods, quit smoking, exercise and manage your stress. 

Following supplements have shown to be beneficial in lowering cholesterol (but please consult with your health care provider before taking any of these):

Systemic and anti-inflammatory:

- Co-enzym 10

- MSM

- Vitamin B- complex

- L-carnitin

- Omega 3s (krill oil, grape seed oil, flax seed oil, fish oil)

Cholesterol lowering (6 to 9 month):

- Reishi mushroom

- Maitake mushroom

Liver support:

- Bitter melon

- Bitter herbs (for example Swedish Bitters, Iberogast, Dandelion, …)

- Artichokes

- Milk Thistle

- Fiber supplement

Posted 24 weeks ago
<p>The diseases of our time: being busy, feeling stressed, disconnectedness from oneself and others, … <br/><br/>What can you do today to feel more relaxed? How can you make self-care a priority? Try to switch from stress to relaxation! Don’t suppress your parasympathetic nervous system functions by giving in to today’s craziness. <br/><br/>A well balanced nervous system will allow your body and mind to function its best. The parasympathetic nervous system regulates: </p><p>- your digestion organs Stomach and large intestine<br/>- salivation (which is crucial for a good digestion)<br/>- your appetite<br/>- emptying of your bladder<br/>- bowel movements<br/>- sweat gland functions<br/>- blood formation and regeneration<br/>- blood circulation <br/>- erection<br/>- your pupils<br/>- heart beat<br/>- breathing<br/>- …<br/></p><p>Rest, recovery, rejuvenation and relaxation are crucial for new energy and for a balanced body and mind. <br/><br/>Let me know if you need help.<br/></p>

The diseases of our time: being busy, feeling stressed, disconnectedness from oneself and others, …

What can you do today to feel more relaxed? How can you make self-care a priority? Try to switch from stress to relaxation! Don’t suppress your parasympathetic nervous system functions by giving in to today’s craziness.

A well balanced nervous system will allow your body and mind to function its best. The parasympathetic nervous system regulates:

- your digestion organs Stomach and large intestine
- salivation (which is crucial for a good digestion)
- your appetite
- emptying of your bladder
- bowel movements
- sweat gland functions
- blood formation and regeneration
- blood circulation 
- erection
- your pupils
- heart beat
- breathing
- …

Rest, recovery, rejuvenation and relaxation are crucial for new energy and for a balanced body and mind. 

Let me know if you need help.

Posted 25 weeks ago
<p>Here you see some pics of a Incense/smudging blend creation. All herbs are carefully chosen according to their traditional properties. The scents of this blend will support you during meditation. The herbs and resins used, are traditionally believed to help one connect to the higher source when trying to access your innate memories and to receive visions. It also helps with liberation and purity, therefore has a cleansing effect. I called it “Above the clouds” and the smell is heavenly. A great blend to elevate your vibrations!</p>

Here you see some pics of a Incense/smudging blend creation. All herbs are carefully chosen according to their traditional properties. The scents of this blend will support you during meditation. The herbs and resins used, are traditionally believed to help one connect to the higher source when trying to access your innate memories and to receive visions. It also helps with liberation and purity, therefore has a cleansing effect. I called it “Above the clouds” and the smell is heavenly. A great blend to elevate your vibrations!

Posted 33 weeks ago
<p>Oooohhh, it’s almost like Christmas with all the new great products that arrived at the clinic! </p>

<p>Among the new arrivals are:</p>

<p>- 5 beautiful Himalayan salt lamps (2 sold within a couple of hours, the are super popular right now!!) <br/>
- 3 cute Himalayan salt tea light candle  holders<br/>
- 3 Himalayan table salt packages <br/>
- 3 Alderwood bonfire smoked sea salt (amazing smell!)<br/>
- Bali Soap nuts (a natural laundry detergent!)<br/>
- 3 sets of 4 Elemtal essential oil candles (water, fire, earth and air)<br/>
- 3 amazing sounding Singing bowls in beautiful gift boxes</p>

<p>Great for Birthday gifts, to treat yourself or for the soon upcoming Mother’s Day or Fathers Day!</p>

Oooohhh, it’s almost like Christmas with all the new great products that arrived at the clinic!

Among the new arrivals are:

- 5 beautiful Himalayan salt lamps (2 sold within a couple of hours, the are super popular right now!!)
- 3 cute Himalayan salt tea light candle holders
- 3 Himalayan table salt packages
- 3 Alderwood bonfire smoked sea salt (amazing smell!)
- Bali Soap nuts (a natural laundry detergent!)
- 3 sets of 4 Elemtal essential oil candles (water, fire, earth and air)
- 3 amazing sounding Singing bowls in beautiful gift boxes

Great for Birthday gifts, to treat yourself or for the soon upcoming Mother’s Day or Fathers Day!

Posted 33 weeks ago
<p>Cold laser therapy / laser acupuncture for wound healing - that’s the way to go! Pain free, enjoyable, effective! Available at AcuComfort in North Delta!</p>

Cold laser therapy / laser acupuncture for wound healing - that’s the way to go! Pain free, enjoyable, effective! Available at AcuComfort in North Delta!

Posted 40 weeks ago
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Posted 40 weeks ago
<p>Loose incense blends handcrafted, with love!</p>

Loose incense blends handcrafted, with love!

Posted 42 weeks ago